Motivation MINDBOX

Motivation

When Tennis Meets Hollywood

Jan. 8, 2021

Listen to how Ashley got involved with the movie 'Battle of the Sexes' with Emma Stone and Steve Carell. Coach: Ashley Weinhold, current professional American tennis player. Bio: Current professional American tennis player. Winner of Girls 18 National title in 2007. Highest singles WTA ranking was …

Motivation

Be Extraordinary

Dec. 23, 2020

How far are you willing to go? Look hard at yourself. You need to work that little bit harder. Your opponent will be ready for you. Be extraordinary. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in American Ninja Warrior…

Motivation

Federer's Mentality

Dec. 18, 2020

What was it like to play the young Roger Federer? How did his mindset change as he matured? Discover lessons we can learn from the GOAT's mentality. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world no.19 doubles. Won 7 ATP titles. Bio: Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP Tour. Excelled at doubles to re…

Motivation

Nadal's Attitude

Dec. 11, 2020

Hear first-hand stories about Rafael Nadal's approach to tennis and his mental toughness and attitude that makes him one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world no.19 doubles. Won 7 ATP titles. Bio: Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP Tour. Excelled …

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Managing Anger

Dec. 7, 2020

Don't let anger affect you. Anger is your enemy. You need a clear mind, heart, and soul. Anger will not give you satisfaction. Stand tall, swing with power and grace. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in Ameri…

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Playing When You Are Exhausted

Dec. 3, 2020

Tennis is physically demanding and takes you to your limits. How can you handle the moments when your body says 'no more'? Get some practical tips that work. Coach: Kendall Brooks, head tennis coach Bio: Former head women’s tennis coach for the St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas for six straight seasons…

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Be Mentally Ready

Nov. 30, 2020

The greatest athletes are mentally tough. They find ways to 'be ready' to perform on the biggest stages. But what does that mean? What tools do they use to get themselves prepared? Coach: Estevam Strecker, head tennis coach Bio: Former head men’s tennis coach at St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas. Secon…

Motivation

Go Beyond Goals

Nov. 21, 2020

Go further. Go beyond your goals. Look beyond practice. Get competitive and take training to the next level. Every day is a 'work day'. Go get it. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in American Ninja Warrior (2…

Motivation

Compete With Grace

Nov. 20, 2020

It is more important than ever to help your juniors understand how to compete with grace and integrity. Discover why their 'personal brand' is incredibly important. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better athletes, better people. Bio: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national non-profit orga…

Motivation

A Day On The Pro Tour

Nov. 18, 2020

Find out what it is like on a typical day in the life of a WTA Pro at a tournament. Coach: Ashley Weinhold, current professional American tennis player. Bio: Current professional American tennis player. Winner of Girls 18 National title in 2007. Highest singles WTA ranking was World Number 181 on O…

Motivation

Losing The First Set

Nov. 17, 2020

You have lost a close first set. What next? Learn to make adjustments and mentally prepare for the second set to give yourself the best chance of success. Coach: Estevam Strecker, head tennis coach Bio: Former head men’s tennis coach at St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas. Second-straight Heartland Confe…

Motivation

Don't Give Up

Oct. 26, 2020

Don't give up on the opportunity to shine. Don't get distracted by things that hinder you. Be prepared to be a winner. Own the moment before you. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in American Ninja Warrior (20…

Motivation

Changeovers

Oct. 17, 2020

In a match, what do you do on changeovers? What should you think about? How do you handle the negative voice inside your head? Discover tools that can help. Coach: Estevam Strecker, head tennis coach Bio: Former head men’s tennis coach at St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas. Second-straight Heartland Con…

Motivation

All The Little Things

Oct. 16, 2020

Tennis is won or lost over a few points. Learn how all the little things add up and can change the course of a match or career. Coach: Dennis Ralston, American tennis legend and Hall of Famer. Bio: Right-handed, former American tennis legend whose playing career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. NCAA ti…

Motivation

Be Fearless

Oct. 14, 2020

Stop being afraid and worrying about the opponent. Trust in yourself and your own capabilities. Develop a fearless mentality to overcome adversity. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in American Ninja Warrior (…